Thorn with Glimpse of a Rose

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Thorn With Just a Glimpse of a Rose

There are some connections that are like a beautiful rose,

They are so intense and so lovely, but if you get too close,

Well, if you too close the thorn will prick and you will bleed.

Yet, you can not help but love the rose, the fragrance of it, fall in love with it.

Still you get mostly the beauty of the flower, of the rose.

However,  you dearest up till now have been the opposite,

you have been the thorn, with just a glimpse of a rose.

I wrote this reflection on that amazing connection, which I hope shifts and becomes the rose with rarely a glimpse of thorn because I know it has such great potential to be an amazing relationship.


Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’